disjoined

[dis-joind]
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adjective

separated; disunited.
Entomology. disjunct(def 3).

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Origin of disjoined

First recorded in 1565–75; disjoin + -ed2
Related formsun·dis·joined, adjective

disjoin

[dis-join]

verb (used with object)

to undo or prevent the junction or union of; disunite; separate.

verb (used without object)

to become disunited; separate.

Origin of disjoin

1475–85; Middle English disjoinen < Old French desjoindre < Latin disjungere, equivalent to dis- dis-1 + jungere to join
Related formsdis·join·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for disjoined

disjoin

verb

to disconnect or become disconnected; separate
Derived Formsdisjoinable, adjective
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